Elizabeth A. Benedetto has been elected a member of the law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle, effective Jan. 1. Her law practice focuses on banking and finance law, corporate law and business law.
Benedetto previously served as in-house regional counsel for a multi-state financial institution, in which role she was responsible for providing legal advice and guidance on day-to-day bank operations, commercial lending, litigation, and governmental and legislative matters.
She regularly represents lenders and borrowers in commercial loan transactions, general business transactions and troubled loan workouts. She also reviews and documents swaps and hedging transactions.
Benedetto earned her undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from West Virginia University. She also earned her graduate degree, magna cum laude, from WVU and completed her law degree from WVU as well.
Spilman Thomas & Battle, founded in 1864, has three offices in West Virginia (in Charleston, Morgantown and Wheeling) along with four locations outside these state -— in Pittsburgh, Harrisburg, Pa., Winston-Salem, N.C. and Roanoke, Va.